Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Gluten Free Dessert Flan - Orange, Cinnamon, Almond Flavor

This recipe is not too hard, gluten free and delicious

4 Cups Whole Milk (or Soy Milk)
1 Cup Sugar
3 Sticks of Cinnamon - for Flavor
Handful of Almonds - for Flavor
1 Orange - Juice + Zest
7 Large Eggs - 5 of them Whole and 2 Just the Yolk

Kitchen Tools
1 Sauce Pot
1 Whisk or Spoon
1 Chinois - Fine Strainer
2 Mixing Bowls
12 Porcelain or Foil Ramekins
1 Deep Cooking Tray


Place all ingredients besides the eggs in a Sauce Pot on Medium Heat for 20-25 minutes.
Strain the cooked products into a mixing bowl.
Using a whisk or spoon, slowly temper the mixture into the beaten eggs + yolks.
Pour the mixture into the individual Ramekins.
Place the Ramekins into the deep cooking tray, add 1 inch of boiling water, cover with silver foil - leave a small opening.
Cook in the oven on 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
To test doneness, try to jiggle one of the flan's and make sure it looks set and not watery.
When done, take out of deep tray and let cool in refrigerator.

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 20-25 minutes
Yields: 12 serving

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